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Persian Gulf / United States Policy, USS Stark #109618

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 01, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Reagan reported promising to place his Persian Gulf policy on agenda of next week's Venice, Italy, economy summit. [REAGAN - calls for support by allies.]

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Official United States policy in Persian Gulf noted excluding shipping arms to either Iran or Iraq; discovery that United States recently escorted Kuwaiti tanker loaded with United States armaments to its home port examined. Kuwait's military support of Iraq noted. Details given, scenes shown. Pentagon's formal response described. Findings so far in contd. investigation of Iraqi missile attack on USS Stark outlined on screen, discussed, include discovery that radar officers failed to notify Captain Glenn Brindel of situation. Indications of possible disciplinary proceedings against Brindel and other officers mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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